marketing and partnerships director resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Strategic marketing and communications professional with a broad range of skills and interests. Specific strengths in special events and promotions planing, copy writing, and partnership development.  

  • Web content
  • Brand development and management
  • MailChimp
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Analytical thinker
  • PowerPoint
  • Adobe Illustrator
Work History
Marketing and Partnerships Director, 07/2015 to Current
Highgate HotelsHorsham, PA,

Create and implement external and internal communications strategies for key initiatives including the Penguin Plunge, quarterly state Games, and the roll-out of a new website 

Serve as the primary point of contact for incoming media calls including requests for interviews with organization leaders and athletes

Oversaw the transition to a new website (2016). Produce copy and maintain webpages using Wordpress

Manage and implement social media strategy to raise organization profile and educate constituents

Produce engaging media releases and blog content

Coordinate with global organization to ensure brand compliance 

Coach staff and key vounteers on brand consistency and key messaging

Draft speeches and talking points for Executive Director

Design digital and print advertising using Adobe Illustrator

Leverage professional relationships to develop new funding and partnership opportunities

Manage the Events Manager and provide coaching and professional development opportunities

Events Manager, 09/2012 to 03/2014
City YearProvidence, RI,

Managed the organization's largest annual fundraising event series, the Penguin Plunge in three locations. This event attracts 1,500 participants, 3,000 spectators, and 200 volunteers

Cultivated relationships with community partners, sponsors, and business to reduce event overhead costs and offer fresh event elements to Penguin Plunge participants

Developed event budget and reported on fundraising milestones and event results

Presented to corporate and school-based teams to inspire Plungers and reach participation goals

Recruited and trained event volunteers

Developed and managed online fundraising platform

Executed Opening Ceremonies events for Winter and Summer Games

Development Manager, 06/2008 to 07/2012
Vermont Youth Orchestra AssociationCity, STATE,

Developed annual fundraising calendar and budget in coordination with strategic plan

Created and implemented communications strategy to reach donors

Lead monthly meetings of the Board of Directors Development Committee

Wrote and managed twenty-five grant grant applications annually

Spearhead corporate sponsor solicitation and management of sponsor benefits

Managed donor database and donor thanking process

Digital Marketing Fundamentals Professional Certificate: Digital Marketing, Expected in 2016
University of Vermont - Burlington, VT
Bachelor of Arts: American CiviJessication, Sociology focus, Expected in 2006
Middlebury Cllege - Middlebury, VT
  • Bachelor of Arts cum laude, May 2006
  • 3.4 GPA; Dean;s list 4 semesters
  • Honors Senior Thesis: Eating for Credit: The Role of Schools in America's Obesity Crisis
  • Women’s Varsity Swim Team: NESCAC qualifier all years; All-NESCAC 2006 Academic Team                               
Additional Information

Leadership Champlain class of 2015

Volunteer coach - 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

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School Attended

  • University of Vermont
  • Middlebury Cllege

Job Titles Held:

  • Marketing and Partnerships Director
  • Events Manager
  • Development Manager


  • Digital Marketing Fundamentals Professional Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts

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